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pieDo you like pie? Really, who doesn’t like some kind of pie? This event is for everyone, even if for some reason you don’t like pie. Drop by the Bastrop Public Library for your chance in enjoy all things pie related or just to socialize with others from the community.

The Let’s Eat Pie Social will include a pie eating contest, games, door prizes, guessing jars and gift baskets. The pie eating contest will be limited to the first 10 people between the ages of 8 and 99 to sign up. So bring a pie to share and enjoy a slice while you mix and mingle during the event.

When: Saturday, June 24, 2017 1:00-3:00

Where: Bastrop Public Library, 1100 Church Street, Bastrop, TX

For more information about the Bastrop Public Library Pie Social, click here.  

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Homeowner’s Associations (HOAs) are popular in many different parts of the country. Almost all condos and townhouses are part of an HOA as well as many single-family homes in subdivisions. If you are considering a property in an HOA, you need to understand what the HOA offers as well as what they require from you as a homeowner. There may be restrictions on how you may use the home and you need to make sure they don’t prohibit anything that you plan to do. Here are three ways you can compare HOAs to ensure you select the one that best meets your needs.

Amenities

The amenities offered by the HOA is one of the main considerations for many buyers. Most HOAs have at least a few basic amenities such as a common area including maintenance of the area. It

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If you are considering building a new home or plan to in the future, there are several lots available in ColoVista. Lots overlooking the golf course in this serene setting will be enjoyed for years to come. Lots begin around 0.2 acres and increase from there.

Currently, we have the following lots available.

127 Mountain Laurel Way

106 Oak Court

104 Bobolink Drive

107 Bobolink Drive

106 Bobolink Drive

The ColoVista Golf Course community has a lot to offer residents in a beautiful setting with many amenities to choose from. Enjoy breakfast or lunch at The Grill or finer dining at The View at the Mansion including a weekly Sunday brunch option plus live music on Friday evenings. The ColoVista pool is not to be missed and is available to

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Summer Movies in the Park is the perfect chance to gather your friends and family for a fun night out. On, Saturday, June 17, you will be able to enjoy the classic, Wizard of Oz. The movie will begin at dusk, somewhere around 8 or 8:30.

Bring your chairs, blankets, coolers and snacks to enjoy during the show. Concessions will also be available. Pets are also welcome. The movie will take place at Fisherman’s Park. Prior to the movie, Ms. Poppy the clown will be there making balloon animals and doing face painting.

Plan ahead for future Movies in the Park. Upcoming movies include Sky High, Moana and Little Giants.

When: Saturday, June 17, 2017 6:30

Where: Fisherman’s Park, 1200 Willow Street, Bastrop, TX

For more information about Summer

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backyard additionsBackyards come in all shapes and sizes but there are many things you can do to enhance your space if you plan to spend a lot of time outside. Anytime you plan to make a change, always consider the permanent impact to your property since no one will be there forever. Here are some ideas that you may want to consider along with a few reasons not to add them.

Gazebo

A gazebo is a fun addition to any backyard space. While open and airy, it still provides a covered space for outdoor get-togethers that might get rained out otherwise. It adds a whimsical touch that is romantic and nostalgic. However, a gazebo can also fit in if you like modern design. Gazebos can be overwhelming to a small yard so make sure you have enough space before you add one.

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This custom French country home is full of charm and beauty in every room and will be the perfect place for you to call home with plenty of space of relaxing, entertaining and everything in between.

Five bedrooms, four and a half bathrooms, 4,201 square feet and more than 40 acres of land fenced with King Ranch fencing are part of this exquisite property. The tree lined drive sets the tone from the minute you drive on the property. The home was built with antique brick in 1989 and has delightful features in every room.

From the moment you step inside, you will be swept away with the carefully designed details that set this home apart. A spacious dining room is made to feel cozy with a fireplace and built in china cabinet. The living room is

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Come out to Boots, BBQ & Casino for CASA at the Bastrop Convention Center on Saturday, June 10 between 5 and 11 p.m. Proceeds of the event will benefit CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) in Bastrop, Fayette & Lee Counties.

Advance tickets for the event are $50 for an individual and $90 for a couple. The tickets include BBQ dinner, beverages and $5,000 worth of chips.

CASA advocates for safe, permanent homes for children that have been removed from their homes for various reasons.

When: Saturday, June 10, 2017 5:00-11:00 p.m.

Where: Bastrop Convention Center, 1408 Chestnut Street, Bastrop

For more information about the Boots, BBQ & Casino, click here.  

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When the recession hit in 2008, many people had to reevaluate their living situation. Because of this, more kids were forced to live at home after high school and college. Aging parents have also started moving in with adult children either to help care for grandchildren or because they need help themselves. All of these events have caused an increase in the frequency of multigenerational living.

Shopping for a home that house multiple generations of a family can be complicated, but it is possible to find a property that fits everyone’s needs. Here are some things to look for when you tour open houses and have showings with your real estate agent.

Separate Living Spaces
Keeping everyone happy under one roof means giving them some space to themselves.

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This Cedar Creek home is truly a private retreat. The custom brick home is situated on two beautiful acres in a wooded setting. The home offers five bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and 3,777 square feet of living space plus a three-car garage.

This home provides ample living space with a formal living room, family room, office/study off the master suite and an upper level bonus room accessible via a private entrance from the garage. The living area are adorned with pretty teak hardwood floors. The kitchen is full of cabinet space, island, granite countertops and other nice features as well.

The master suite is a nice private space with access to a private office/study, spacious master bath with separate tub and shower and backyard access. Built-ins and great

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Historic Downtown Bastrop hosts an art walk on the first Friday of each month. The event is a monthly showcase and collection of galleries, artists, restaurants, shops and small businesses in Downtown Bastrop.

The event features art, live music, dining shopping and lots of fun. This month’s event will take place on Friday, June 2 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. A variety of art including bronzes, sculptures, paintings, mosaics and photography are part of the art walk.

The First Friday Art Walk began in 2011 and now and has grown to include 15 locations including five galleries and 10 other venues.

When: Friday, June 2, 2017 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Where: Historic Downtown Bastrop, TX

For more information about the First Friday Art Walk, click here.  

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